5 BIGGEST MYTHS ABOUT COLON HYDROTHERAPY
Do you need to undergo Colon Cleansing or not?
Colon cleansing is another term for colonic irrigation or colonic hydrotherapy. It is the process of flushing the colon with fluids to remove waste. Approximately 60 liters of fluid, mostly water or can be mixed with coffee and herbs, is flushed through a tube into the rectum. Through this process, toxins are then expelled through a different tube, and the process is repeated.
A colonic hygienist or hydrotherapist is a professional who generally performs the colon cleanse. This practice has been around since ancient times. It is commonly performed for patients with severe constipation and those who are resistant to laxative use. Since it can provide them immediate relief.
Colon cleansing benefits are based on the belief that there are toxins left in our bodies caused by digestive waste.
It is important to make sure that you talk to an ICHTA Certified Colon Hydrotherapist first before deciding if colon cleansing is right for you and if it’s recommended for your symptoms.
Here are some myths about colon hydrotherapy
It hurts – Colonics should NEVER hurt. Mild cramping can be normal for some people – but the moment you feel any pain or discomfort you should stop your session and let your therapist know. Often the cramping can be quickly eliminated by changing the flow of the water, using a heat pack, essential oils and abdominal massage.
It’s smelly – NOPE! Colonic equipment is designed to get rid of odours and waste so that the process is as comfortable as possible.
It’s messy – ALSO NOPE! Proper Colonic Irrigation equipment is designed to remove waste quickly and effectively. They are plumbed in to the clinic just like a toilet so waste is removed
It’s dangerous – when colonics are correctly supervised by ICHTA Certified Colon Hydrotherapist and used FDA and TGA approved equipment they are extremely safe and effective.
It’s embarrassing – Certified colon hydrotherapists are trained professionals that make the process comfortable and discrete.